Current Alerts

Mediterranean fruit fly outbreak declared in Kilburn area

An outbreak of Mediterranean fruit fly (Med-fly) has been declared in the Kilburn area following the detection of a single female fly on Friday 2 February 2018, with a total of three single flies detected within the previous 14 days.A 1.5 kilometre q…

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News

'Missing link' completed to boost freight productivity

18 May 2018

Freight productivity on Yorke Peninsula is set to be boosted following the completion of the 'missing link' on the Yorke and Copper Coast Highways.

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Fruit fly outbreak declared in Thevenard on SA's west coast

16 May 2018

Biosecurity SA has declared an outbreak of Mediterranean fruit fly (Med-fly) in the township of Thevenard on the state's west coast, following the detection of fruit fly larvae in the area on 11 May 2018.

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Netting helps Pyap citrus producers kick water efficiency goals

14 May 2018

It was an ambitious plan to save water – and get a better price for their fruit – that prompted the Arnold brothers of Pyap to seriously investigate netting as an on-farm innovation.

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Forestry Research Mount Gambier officially opened

11 May 2018

Forestry Research Mount Gambier will be officially opened today and will undertake cutting edge research and development to grow Australia's forestry industry and support more jobs.

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Grant delivers grape expectations in Langhorne Creek

7 May 2018

CMV Farms at Langhorne Creek is undertaking one of its largest expansions in nearly two decades, propelled by the water efficiencies and electricity cost savings it has achieved under the South Australian River Murray Sustainability program (SARMS).…

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Simulated exercise to keep the Riverland fruit fly free

3 May 2018

A simulated fruit fly outbreak exercise will be held in the Riverland today to ensure the local horticulture industry and government are ready to respond if such an event was to occur.

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Crop estimate revised up to 6.9 million tonnes

30 April 2018

South Australia's 2017–18 final grain harvest estimate came in at 6.9 million tonnes, with an estimated farm gate value of $1.7 billion.

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Changes to Johne's Disease abattoir surveillance in South Australia

26 April 2018

A voluntary system of surveillance for Johne’s disease (JD) in sheep is now place in Thomas Foods International (TFI) abattoirs.

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Thornby Lamb has it covered

23 April 2018

You know you’re onto a good thing as a business owner when you’re offering a hard day’s labour and have people knocking on your door asking for a job.

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South Australia to lead the nation's research fight against food waste

21 April 2018

South Australia will be home to the headquarters of a new national research centre to tackle the growing problem of food waste.

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